May 12 – Saints Nereus and Achilleus

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listenBlessed Redeemer, Saints Nereus and Achilleus (c. 2nd Century) were Roman soldiers who converted to Christianity during the early persecutions.  They defected from the army because they could no longer obey orders or cooperate with their comrades.  This took great courage, because it meant dying for You.  I ask them to pray for me when I am held back by any sort of fear.  Especially give me courage, O God, in professing my faith.  Show me how to handle the times when my employer asks me to do something that is wrong, or when a friend invites me to cooperate with something that is sinful.  Saints Nereus and Achilleus, pray for me.  Amen.


Quote for Today

Saint Epiphanius of Salamis (315-403)
Feast day May 12

quoteWe can tell the solution of any question not through our own reasoning but from what follows from the Scriptures.”


 

The prayer above is from Terry Modica’s book Daily Prayers with the Saints.

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